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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing

Ottawa, KS, US

Logistics Clerk

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position

New order processing for Ottawa based parts facility.  Manage all orders for specific customer shipping requests, ship completes and order consolidation with stock orders as needed. Shipping document preparation, Invoicing and overall order control.

Main tasks and responsibilities

•    Responsible for order generation and packet preparation for the warehouse floor for all Kalmar orders at the Ottawa site.
•    Manage received back orders for consolidation of orders.
•    Preparation of shipping documents as required.
•    Invoicing accuracy and completeness from warehouse.
•    Coordinating transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipments.
•    Responding to customer inquiries and referring clients to the proper channels 
•    Reviewing purchase orders and shipping documents to ensure accuracy
•    Making special shipping arrangements as necessary
•    Tracking and correcting shipping errors
•    Preparing bills and invoices
•    Managing distribution and shipment budgets
•    Ensuring that the quality of all services provided meets the required standards
•    Developing processes that make the supply chain more efficient and organized 

What you’ll need to succeed

•    Minimum of high school diploma or GED required.

•    Prior experience in the distribution and transportation business preferred

•    MS Office, Google Suite, SAP a plus
•    Effective communication, including writing, speaking and interpersonal communication
•    Quick critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
•    Excellent customer service and client relations skills
•    Good collaboration and teamwork skills
•    Great leadership and goal-setting skills
•    Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
•    Advanced data analysis and data visualization 
•    Expert inventory management
•    Ability to use computers, software and other technology for inventory and communication purposes
•    Understanding the supply chain including common obstacles and effective solutions 

You will be part of

Kalmar offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!

Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.